Shrimp Stir Fry

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An instant favorite everyone will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 cup asparagus (sliced)
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup purple cabbage
  • 3 tablespoons spring onion (sliced)
  • ¼ cup white onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Heat the ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shrimp and season with the salt. Cook until light pink color, then set aside.
  3. Pour in the sesame oil and all the vegetables (except garlic). Cook until mostly tender.
  4. Toss in the garlic, apple cider vinegar and coconut aminos.
  5. Cook another 2-3 minutes, stir in the shrimp and continue cooking fully through.
  6. Top with sesame seeds and spring onion.
  7. Enjoy!

Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and light salad.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Salad

  • 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and place into a bowl.
  2. Season fully with the ingredients.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken.
  4. Cook fully through and set aside to cool.
  5. Drain the liquid out of the can of water chestnuts.
  6. Add the chicken and all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix until well combined.
  8. Enjoy!

Teriyaki Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthy alternative to a restaurant favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts 
  • 2⁄3 cup coconut aminos teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon arrowroot or tapioca powder
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Whisk the arrowroot powder, coconut aminos, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Season with the salt.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and cook until it looks nearly ready, then add in the garlic.
  5. Cook for an additional 30 seconds. Remove the chicken and garlic from the pan and set aside.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium and add the sauce to the pan. Cook until thickened.
  7. Return the chicken to the pan and toss to coat, not more than about 30-60 seconds.
  8. Season with sesame seeds and any other garnish, according to preference.
  9. Enjoy!

Chicken Poke

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A quick and easy dish to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast (cut into cubes)
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ½ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Cook the chicken according to your liking.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the chicken, mixed greens, bean sprouts, and crispy garlic.
  3. Add the scallions, chili oil, sesame seeds and the teriyaki sauce.
  4. Toss thoroughly until salad is fully mixed.
  5. Enjoy!

Mango Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A tropical sweet chicken dish.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic (minced)
  • 1½ cups mango juice (100% pure juice)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot or tapioca flour

Garnish

  • 1 large mango (cubed)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon green onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Melt half of the coconut oil In a pot over medium heat. Add in the garlic, cook until fragrant.
  2. Add in the remaining coconut oil, juice and coconut aminos. Bring the pot to a boil.
  3. Place two teaspoons of tapioca flour into a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Once the liquid comes to a boil, add 1 tablespoon to the bowl with the tapioca flour.
  5. Mix until smooth. Pour the tapioca mixture into the pot and boil for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer while stirring frequently.
  7. After the sauce has slightly reduced, transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
  8. Wash and pat dry the chicken breasts. Cut into small cubes and season with salt.
  9. Place the remaining tapioca flour into a new bowl and add the chicken. Mix until it is all evenly coated.
  10. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Place some of the chicken into the pan.
  11. Avoid crowding and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  12. Transfer the chicken to a paper towel-lined bowl to soak up the excess oil. Repeat with the remaining chicken.
  13. Add in the mango. Pour the sauce over the mango chicken and toss until evenly coated.
  14. Garnish with  your preference of cilantro, green onion and/or sesame seeds.
  15. Can accompany with cauliflower fried rice.
  16. Enjoy!

Creamy Popcorn Shrimp

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Crunchy shrimp full of flavor.

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 large egg
  • 2⁄3 cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Sauce

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl whisk the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl add the coconut flour, arrowroot, and salt. Mix until combined.
  4. Peel and rinse the shrimp. Dip each shrimp into the egg  followed by the flour. Repeat with all shrimp.
  5. Heat a thin layer of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Make sure there is enough oil as you need it for the frying.
  6. Shake off the excess flour and place each shrimp one by one onto the skillet. Do not crowd!
  7. Fry the shrimp in batches. Flip once the bottom is nicely browned and cook on the other side.
  8. Both sides should be nicely browned and crisp before you remove from the skillet.
  9. Place paper towels in your serving bowl to pat dry the excess oil.
  10. Toss the shrimp with half of the sauce. Add more sauce as desired.
  11. Top with chives and sesame seeds.
  12. Enjoy!

Beef and Broccoli

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A classic Asian-inspired dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb flank steak (thinly sliced)
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 scallions (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Marinade
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • ½ teaspoon fish sauce

Directions

  1. In a large bowl add all the items for the marinade. Toss in the meat until it is fully coated. Allow to marinate for 10-15 minutes while you prep or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425F (220C).
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the sauce. Add in the broccoli and coat fully with the sauce.
  4. Take out a large sheet pan and add the broccoli in a single layer.
  5. Using tongs, add the marinated beef to pan with broccoli. You may need to use a second pan.
  6. Place on the tray in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes, until the steak is done to your liking and broccoli is just tender.
  7. Remove the pan from the oven. Add the scallions and sesame seeds to garnish.
  8. Accompanies well with the Cauliflower Fried Rice.
  9. Enjoy!

Caesar Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple alternative to a classic salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 large avocado (cubed)
  • 2 scallions (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup caesar dressing (primal kitchen)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon crispy garlic (dried)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Place avocado oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chicken breast.
  2. Cook fully through and set aside to cool off. Cut into cubes.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine the mixed greens, cilantro, crispy garlic, and avocado.
  4. Add the chicken, scallions, sesame seeds, and the caesar dressing.
  5. Mix thoroughly until the sauce has seasoned the entire dish.
  6. Enjoy!

Glazed Chicken Meatballs

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A savory asian-inspired dish full of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs ground chicken
  • ½ small onion (diced)
  • ¼ cup chives (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 420F (215C).
  2. Combine the ground chicken, mushrooms, salt, sesame oil, onions, and chives in a large bowl.
  3. Roll the mixture into medium sizes balls.
  4. Drizzle half of the coconut aminos over the top of the meatballs.
  5. Place into the oven for 8 minutes.
  6. Take out meatballs and drizzle the rest of the coconut aminos.
  7. Place back into the oven for 12 additional minutes.
  8. Take out of the oven and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
  9. Enjoy!

Sesame Beef

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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An easy dish to make that is bound to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over high heat.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook with the garlic.
  3. Meanwhile combine the coconut aminos with sesame oil in a small bowl.
  4. Add the mixture to the beef and the reduce heat to medium-low to simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Top with sesame seeds and/or chives.
  6. Serve with lettuce wraps or on its own.
  7. Enjoy!